"I used to believe that being a good soldier meant doing everything they told you. Rex was saved, however at the last possible second. At some point, Hisseenian parliment had been captured by the Separatist forces. [2] As a clone trooper, he was cloned on Kamino from bounty hunter Jango Fett and ages at an accelerated rate, aging twenty years in ten years. Now seemingly a much older man due to accelerated aging, Rex lives with fellow clone troopers Commander Wolffe and Captain Gregor. The foundry collapsed, which in turn started a sand storm. [30] The Jedi soon found out that the superweapon was the Malevolence, equipped with a fearsome ion-pulse cannon. Windu and Kenobi fought and defeated Dooku, but he managed to retreat. While in passing, Kenobi is speaking to Binks about receiving blaster training. [30], Rex and Cody speaking to Fives, Echo and Hevy, The two officers then went to inspect the outpost on the Rishi Moon. Their next deployment came within a few days, a day after the Separatists launched a devastating bioweapon attack on the planet Chandrila. Cody and Rex split off, as did Skywalker and R2, searching for the final probe. Since his introduction in The Clone Wars, he has also appeared in the 2014 Star Wars Rebels television series and various spin-off media. Rex is introduced to the Star Wars Rebels television series in the season two episode "The Lost Commanders", set fifteen years after Revenge of the Sith. Once Rex and his men reached the hangar, they fought for every inch of ground until they reached and reprimanded the Neimoidian shuttle. [61], Once they completed their mission on Kothlis, Rex and the 501st were deployed to the planet of Taloraan. [34] Melching later clarified that at that time he was not aware if Rex and Sant are the same character, stating that due to the progression of the series, Rex's costume would naturally come to resemble those worn by Rebel Alliance commandos in Return of the Jedi. [26], Rex participated in the Battle of Christophsis against the Separatists led by Sith Acolyte Asajj Ventress and General Whorm Loathsom. [63] Following the battle, Rex, Coric, and the others sent for treatment at the Republic's Kaliida Shoals Medical Center,[63] one of the Republic Sector Armies' twenty Haven-class medical stations. [47] Bane escaped shortly thereafter, much to their dismay. [32], Eventually, the group rescued Devis, but not before Vere was killed in the battle. Skywalker sensed something amiss, which the probe caught onto, tossing Redeye's corpse across the room at Skywalker. They were able to maneuver around it, due to Tano and Bly's piloting skills. However, they were within one of the Super Tanks, which enabled their survival. Rex leaves Wolffe and Gregor to join the Rebel Alliance and to fight alongside the Ghost crew and Ahsoka against the Empire. Rex informed Skywalker that the two did not report in, which led Skywalker to join Rex, Cody and R2 in the cargo bay searching for the two troopers. However, the trap was turned around on them, causing them to lose several troopers in the fight. [23] While Cody and Commander Wolffe took some of their men to rescue the parliment,[23][24] Rex remained on the main battle ground. [44] Skywalker and Tano fought with him, but were at a disadvantage until Boomer and Rex showed up and intervened. Rex is characterized as believing it is his duty to not only carry out orders but also to protect the men under his command; however, his belief in the Republic wavers over the course of the series. [4] The five mounted a counterattack against the droids and successfully eliminated the droids, only to discover more droids were on the way. Rex appears in the second season of Star Wars Rebels where he is the leader of a trio of Clone Wars survivors - he and clone officers Wolffe and Gregor, living on an old AT-TE in the Seelos system. The Zillo Beast escaped and killed several civilians and clone troopers. Since his introduction in The Clone Wars, Rex has also appeared in comics, novels, and video games of the Star Wars Expanded Universe, also known as Star Wars Legends. For the droid pilot RX-24, see, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, "Thank the Maker! [37] By the time the 501st entered system, they saw that two of the Secura's cruisers went down, leaving only the Liberty. [38] Rex and Bly were on the ground getting a closer look when the weapon fired. [46], In the aftermath of the battle, once the shuttle landed in the hangar, Some of his men went to get some food, while Rex and another trooper investigated some green blood on the shuttle's floor. The rest of the force followed Skywalker as they searched the ship for Bane and the holocron.[46]. [70] Rex also helped make up a majority of the Imperial codes. [17] He would also be placed as the leading officer in the 332nd Company. Bane mostly fought the Jedi, although, he did kill at least two troopers and attempting to kill a third. Skywalker and Tano argued, while Yularen was injured in the medical bay. During the battle, several 501st and 41st members were gunned down. [16] Despite growing discontent in the ranks and calls for dissent from Fives, Rex does not openly defy Krell. [33] Soon after the mission, Rex was assigned to be apart of an attempt to capture Count Dooku, where Skywalker and Kenobi boarded the Sith Lord's frigate, and Rex and Tano remained on board the Republic ship, the Resolute, providing assistance when needed. [37] However, they were not able to keep from crashing on Maridun. [3], Sometime around 22 BBY,[note 1] Rex accompanied Jedi General Anakin Skywalker and Jedi Commander Ahsoka Tano to the planet Taronda in order to negotiate an essential trade deal with the local miners. By Brenton Stewart Feb 25, 2020 "[14] He also voiced the production team's conscious effort to write story arcs for Rex: "I think one of the other things is we have such a great development of Rex that we really want to keep telling Rex's story and things centered around Rex. ", "Dee Bradley Baker and Ashley Eckstein On Returning To Star Wars Rebels", "Star Wars Rebels: "Relics Of The Old Republic" Review", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Captain_Rex&oldid=1002516027, Fictional characters with accelerated ageing, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 January 2021, at 20:29. Rex, Pellaeon, Altis, Tano and Jedi Knights Callista Masana and Geith Eris communed to formulate a plan to rescue Devis. There were several smaller missions, including a mission to to rescue the Deyvus, a ship that had sent out a distress call. RexterOld Geezer (Old age)Gramps (Old age), Rex, or CT-7567, was a clone trooper captain and later commander during the Clone Wars. The three are sought by the Ghost crew upon instructions from Ahsoka, and they ask the troopers for help in establishing a new rebel base. Led by Skywalker and Kenobi, the 212th Attack Battalion and the 501st Legion were pushed back to a rally point, where several AT-TE's were in a blockading position. While in pursuit, he planted explosives at the all of the heavy artillery and gunships. He wore a kama with a pauldron, due to his rank as captain. Skywalker then said to order his men not to do anything that may provoke them. Initial development for The Clone Wars film chose Alpha-17, featured in the Star Wars: Republic comic, to be the principal clone trooper character. From the start, Rex inhabited commanding traits, which is why he was cast for ARC Captain Alpha-17's training program. When the shield went down, Rex ordered all batteries to fire on the droid forces coming towards them.[3]. [58], From there, Kenobi decided he, Rex and Cody were going to Saleucami, the planet below, to capture Grievous, as he and a contingent of droids were forced to escape to the planet. [4] Cody then put Rex in charge of the operation. [44] While Skywalker and Tano went to rescue Amidala, who had once again been captured, and Kenobi and Windu went to face Count Dooku, Rex, Cody and Ponds fought through several battle droids to secure a landing pad for the Twilight. At Star Wars Celebration 2016, Filoni stated that Rex participates in the siege of Mandalore, the intended final story arc before the series' cancellation. Boomer and Rex were rescued by Jedi Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano. shipping: + AU $39.20 shipping . [22] The three units were pitted against a Separatist force on the planet. He and his fellow clones went to capture a comm relay station to contact the fleet and succeeded and was able to escape onboard a LAAT/i gunship. While getting down, the tanks began to open fire, which destroyed their cannons. The remaining group members rendezvoused in the hangar, where Rex detonated the charges, blowing up the generators and getting the group to escape in the Twilight. However, with only one Gunship as back-up, Torrent Company took heavy losses. When Rex led his men against the Bogg Behemoth, their intelligence proved to be faulty—the tank, already functional, began to launch scores of missiles at the clone soldiers. Rex fired his cable, but tripped over a log, falling to the ground. However, one of his troopers did not manage to do so in time and was overwhelmed by the droids. Fond of using two blaster pistols at the same time, Rex customized his armor with distinctive blue markings. [1], Later in the war, He had his inhibitor chip removed by Ahsoka Tano thus not following Order 66,[14] along with Commander Wolffe and Captain Gregor. He also checked in with his troopers, through their private comlink in their helmets, pitied the Altisians. [63], Although the Kaminoan doctors quickly healed Tano's injuries, Rex, Coric, and several others had to undergo bacta treatment and received their own bacta tanks. [50] Despite the Republic's capture of the planet during the First Battle of Geonosis. [3] Rex and other members of Torrent Company went with the 2 Jedi who were going to the planet Teth, where ARF troopers tracked the Huttlet. While the group were in the Indomitable's mess hall, Rex, Sergeant Coric and Checkers were joined by Tano, who reported that the fleet was heading to mount a defense of Kothlis. However, Skywalker and Kenobi saw through that guise, ordering them to prepare to retreat. While Skywalker and Tano went further into the temple, Rex and Torrent Company held a position at the entrance. The clifftop monastery where Rotta was being held prisoner was half a mile high and was being protected by battle droids, Anakin launched a vertical assault up the cliff to reach Rotta. Rex and Commander Gree prepared by checking their weapons and getting the rest of their forces ready. After sneaking the group out, the Lurmen communicated with the Separatists. Rex, and a squad of troopers soon eliminated it, though they destroyed the hallway. Commander Rex is later seen in another spin-off series set 15 years after the end of The Clone Wars in Star Wars: Rebels. Cody, or CC-2224, was the well known clone marshal commander of the Third Systems Army, which included the 212th Attack Battalion and Ghost Company, under the command of Jedi General Obi-Wan Kenobi during the Clone Wars. Teska created the gravity weapon and was angry with Bane. When they contacted the troopers there, Rex had a bad feeling about it. [43] When Admiral Wulff Yularen ordered them to retreat, Tano disobeyed, but they eventually did so, losing Axe in the process. [39], They were able to get to the Separatist base with no issue, using CK-6 swoop bikes, also known as Freeco bikes. The two children ran back to their house, screaming in terror. [37], The ship jumped into hyperspace, almost colliding with a star. Although Rex was concerned with the news, Skywalker remarked it was possible to get the comms restored quickly; if necessary reinforcements could be requested. [64] The battle had reduced the village to rubble, which led the Republic to grant refugee status to the civilians. The bomb was disarmed, but the vial was taken to the bomb room, where he inserted it and causing it to explode, killing the two troopers in the bomb room on patrol. [44], Rex and the group discuss their victory on Behpour. The troopers saw the droids break through the pods and eventually destroy the shield generators. He is now a part of the Rebel Alliance to fight the Galactic Empire he once served and its stormtroopers – which are basically clone troopers with a … However, Lucas felt this created too much alliteration with the existing principal cast, and a new character was created instead. Fond of using two blaster pistols at the same time, Rex customized his armor with distinctive blue markings. Rex began as a simple rookiee Clone Officer trained under Alpha 17's Marshall Officer training program during the beginning of the Clone Wars. The pair then fake their deaths and part ways, both going into hiding for years to come. The few survivors of the battle would be captured, but they would not go down without a fight. [52], The three groups then went on with their original plan of storming the Ray Shield Fortress. Shortly afterwards, Merrik maneuvered his way to the bridge, where he killed four Senate Commandos and the ship's captain, Grey. Alongside the 501st, the 212th Attack Battalion and 104th Battalion were deployed to the planet. Ince had been injured, and succumbed to his injuries. Skywalker tossed his saber at it, tearing through it's legs, forcing it to fall to the ground. [52] Once they are able toss the explosives into the wall, Skywalker force Rex over the edge, followed by Skywalker and Tano. Rex and his men were holding them off, losing two troopers in the process. He kicked it off of him, giving him enough time to get up. From there, they went to the barracks, where Rex and Cody met up with them. [32] Coric took the pilot controls and while on their way Rex tried to mediate a heated conversation between Tano and the two Altisian Jedi, as they did not stand to normal Jedi standards or take a military titles and join in the war. [32] After bringing them to the bridge and explaining the situation, Joc inquired about Pellaeon's private life, which then sparked a conversation between Tano and the rookies about the Jedi Code and their requirement to have no connections. While on Coruscant, the Republic Scientist Sionver Boll was studying the creature. [39] Before going over an ice bridge, it collapsed, causing the two lead troopers to crash and die. Suddenly Skywalker jumped in and attacked several of the Super Battle Droids and destroyed all of them, save for the two the Protectors took out. Though the three have had their inhibitor chips removed, allowing them to ignore Order 66, former Padawan Kanan Jarrus initially distrusts them. Rex and the remainder of Torrent survived the battle, which forced him to rebuild the company from scratch. He also noted that Rex's reintroduction and Ahsoka's complete trust in him raised more questions about Rex in the time between The Clone Wars and Rebels. Rex was also distinguished by his use of twin blaster pistols in combat. [14] Baker was surprised Rex became well-liked because the clone troopers were not established as distinct characters in the films. Tano, on the other hand, left to rendevous with Kenobi once again, while Rex, who was barely conscious, looked over his wounded men. Senator Riyo Chuchi noted that none of the clones had been killed by blaster shots. Jedi General Luminara Unduli was present via hologram. The Republic force scouted the Separatist base out, witnessing a new super weapon being used on the landscape, not damaging droids but killing all living things. Bane was tracked to Devaron, where Jedi General Bolla Ropal and his battalion were stationed. [36], Rex and his squad were sent to Tatooine to investigate a Separatist base, which was supposedly deserted but to the clones' surprise, had many droids located there. By the end of the battle, there were at least 11 dead clone troopers and the rest wounded, Rex included. Cup Star Wars 7 VII Mug Cup Kylo Ren Stormtrooper Trooper Clone Cinema Disney. However, Skywalker and the squad took out the droids with most of their bare hands, save for Skywalker, who used the force to summon his lightsaber. They were able to draw Grievous out long enough for Skywalker, Gallia, Rex and a small unit of the 501st to board the Separatist ship. Rex ordered a retreat, slinging the Chairman over the front of his BARC speeder. The Republic Intelligence Unit confirmed Altis' story and gave the additional info that she was captured during a rebel-allied Separatist uprising. Meanwhile Tano and Offee were able to destroy the foundry itself, with them still inside. Offee and Tano were taken to one of the ships to rest afterwards, while Rex remained on planet with Unduli and Skywalker. Rex is a principal character in the Bad Batch story arc, an unfinished story arc released as completed animatics. Rex saw the final droid, which tackled him, knocking him several feet away, and prepared to impale him with it's legs. They left the officials, C-3PO and R2-D2, along with most of the troopers at the base to clean, while Kenobi, Skywalker and Rex took a few troopers to scout out a Separatist base that the clones at the base had reported before going silent. [45], Shortly thereafter, the Jedi Temple was broken into by Bounty Hunter Cad Bane, who stole a holocron. [31] Grievous jumped and attacked the clones, slicing two of them up and then knocking Denal and Rex into the wall and unconsciousness. When Rex and Tano entered the hangar bay, where Skywalker called them, Skywalker began speaking to the entire crew of troopers, organizing a new plan. Gungans! AU $22.07. Rex was on the bridge and when Kenobi contacted them, he informed Kenobi of where Skywalker was and what his orders were. While searching Cody discovered Mixer's helmet. Rex was developed as the central personality to which the troopers around him aspired and featured in story arcs exploring his character development. [41] Kenobi and the Snow Wolves, which included the Bomb Squad, rendezvoused with Rex, Tano and the two remaining members of Wildfire. [22], Rex was deployed to the Siege of Hisseen in charge of the 501st. However, the plan was for the Jedi to negotiate for Tibanna gas, the Denfrandi Magister Orlin Denache had secretly forged an alliance with the Separatists. [56] Rex eventually got back in contact with her and they were able to warn Kit Fisto, who was ready to receive the supplies. While unconscious, Hardcase, Jesse and Kix located a nearby farm, where they were able to patch him up. [32] Rex ended the debate by putting his men on standy, suggesting that she should go to the ops room. However, in the process, Bellow was killed by a local creature. After reaching the ground, they met clone troopers Echo, Fives and Hevy. [64] Rex and Tano would then be entrusted with the responsibility of looking over the remaining operations on Lanteeb. [20] Rex and Cody bonded while training, becoming great friends. While Tano and Offee were sent to catacombs of the foundry, Unduli, Skywalker, Rex and Gree distracted the Separatist droids. [25] After orders causes the 501st Legion and the 212th Attack Battalion to unknowingly attack one another, Rex leads the troopers to arrest Krell, who reveals he has turned to the dark side, admits he has been deliberately sabotaging the clones, and is later executed by clone trooper Dogma. They eventually made it through, holding the landing pad until Dooku arrived and force pushed all the troopers into the ship. Rex and Skywalker encountered local creatures, Mastiff Phalones, but the two were able to hold them off. The ship lifted off, as the landing pad began to fall apart. After rescuing everyone from the ship, most of the Tano, Secura, Bly and the three remaining troopers went on a scouting mission, while Rex stayed with the ship and Skywalker. The 501st ordered the AT-TEs on the 212th to come in and open fire, destroying their turrets and ray shields. Rex acted as Tano's gunner in the Y-Wing fighter she was controlling. Wolffe, fearing the consequences for aiding rebels and Jedi, contacts the Galactic Empire to protect the clones. [18] After the Clone Wars, He then resided in a modified AT-TE Walker along with Wolffe and Gregor. After the fight had reached a temporary standstill, Rex was ordered to retreat and attempt to contact Admiral Yularen. [48] After the Squadron dropped the bomb, it shorted out all electronics in range. [32] Once Pellaeon heard that Davis had been captured, he was ready to assist. [32], After Pellaeon briefed the impromptu team on their objective, Rex objected to Pellaeon wanting to participate. Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, Fan Days Script: A Prelude to "Point Rain", https://clonetrooper.fandom.com/wiki/Rex?oldid=60407. However, once they arrive on the top, they are attacked by Droidekas on both sides. [31] While en-route to their objective, Rex, Tano and his squad were attacked by Grevious. Both sides halted, holding even ground. However, because Anakin Skywalker, Ahsoka Tano, and R2-D2 (Artoo) were also principal characters, Star Wars creator George Lucas felt Alpha's name created too much alliteration between the main cast, and a new character, Captain Rex, was created instead. Skywalker and Kenobi stayed with the Senators and Dutchess, while Rex, Cody, R2-D2 and a unit of the 501st were stationed in the cargo bay, so they could locate any Separatist droids. [6], 99 led Cody and Rex to the armory, where the armed themselves with rifles, carbines and thermal detonators, as well as the Youth Brigade. Rex went with Skywalker, Tano and Denal in one unit, while he ordered Execute Battalion and Carnivore Battalion to take ATAT300 and Walker 773. - Authentic and detailed likeness of Captain Rex in Star Wars: The Clone Wars - One (1) newly developed head sculpt with highly-accurate facial expression, and detailed skin texture - One (1) newly developed interchangeable Captain Rex helmet with weathering effect and three (3) interchange devices (macrobinoculars, rangefinder, and torch) However, Tik was killed during the battle, leaving only Representative Jar Jar Binks in command. Unfortunately, his plan failed and he was captured and taken to be held at Theed.[41]. Rex, Cody and the troopers were then successful in protecting the Dutchess upon her arrival on Coruscant. 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